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Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
Photos: Wolves come out clean in sloppy win
Prep girls basketball: Prescott wins a low-scoring affair
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
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Vernon Anderson, 92
Cynthia Beebe, 64
Tim M. Blodgett, 76
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in Sherman, Texas,...
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 9, 2016
It’s Harsdorf again for District 10
Republican State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf continued her winning streak — which dates back to 1988 — with a win over Democratic Challenger Diane...
November 9, 2016 - 12:54pm
Zimmerman wins in District 30
Republican candidate Shannon Zimmerman won the State Assembly seat in District 30 with 56 percent of the votes Tuesday night, according to St....
November 9, 2016 - 1:41am
November 8, 2016
Johnson surges to victory in final days
Russ Feingold waited six years in the wings, hoping to unseat the man who handed him a decisive loss. On Tuesday, Wisconsin voters declined to...
November 8, 2016 - 11:35pm
October 29, 2016
Three U.S. Senate candidates want your vote
Three U.S. Senate candidates want your vote. Those in the running are Libertarian Phil Anderson, Democrat Russ Feingold and Republican Ron Johnson....
October 29, 2016 - 9:00am
October 25, 2016
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
RIVER FALLS -- Legislative candidates found common ground in the value UW-River Falls offers western Wisconsin, though they staked out different...
October 25, 2016 - 8:43am
October 22, 2016
Three way race to replace Dean Knudson for Assembly District 30
Three candidates are vying for Rep. Dean Knudson's seat, who chose not to run for re-election this term, in Wisconsin Assembly District 30: Democrat...
October 22, 2016 - 5:02pm
October 15, 2016
2016 Wisconsin legislative candidate forum to be held at UW-River Falls
RIVER FALLS -- The River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are partnering to present a moderated legislative candidate forum for Senate District 10 and Assembly District 30 at 4:30 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Riverview Ballroom...
October 15, 2016 - 9:00am
October 13, 2016
Senate Dist. 10 has incumbent Harsdorf vs. challenger Odeen
Sheila Harsdorf Age: 60 Address: Town of River Falls Job: Legislator, former dairy farmer Education: River Falls High School graduate; bachelor’s...
October 13, 2016 - 8:48am
September 29, 2016
Ron Kind column: Resources to help farmers recover from flooding
On Sept. 28, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced a number of available resources to aid farmers in dealing with the aftermath of last week’s flooding...
September 29, 2016 - 10:22am
September 16, 2016
Harsdorf campaign dismisses pay-for-play allegations as 'outrageous'
Sheila Harsdorf’s camp fired back after left-wing groups and Democratic critics accused her of taking part in so-called “pay for play” politics. The state senator from River Falls was among Republican lawmakers who were linked to a special-interest group -- bolstered by funding...
September 16, 2016 - 11:38am
August 9, 2016
UPDATE: Victory nearly assured for District 30's Zimmerman
With nearly all ballots counted, River Falls businessman Shannon Zimmerman appears to be the Republican primary election winner in Assembly District 30. Zimmerman beat Paul Berning 1,266 to 998 in St. Croix County with all precincts reporting. Zimmerman led 236-114 in Pierce County,...
August 9, 2016 - 10:32pm
August 7, 2016
Two on the ballot for Assembly District 30 primary
ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 30 -- Two Republican candidates are going head to head in the Aug. 9 primary for the open Assembly seat in Wisconsin Assembly...
August 7, 2016 - 10:00am
August 6, 2016
Ron Kind faces challenger in Aug. 9 primary
3RD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT -- Longtime U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of La Crosse will face retired Eau Claire high school teacher Myron Buchholz in the...
August 6, 2016 - 10:00am
May 4, 2016
Baldwin, Klobuchar talk higher-ed costs with UWRF students
HUDSON -- Current and former UW-River Falls students shared the impact of loan debt on their lives Wednesday with two federal lawmakers promoting...
May 4, 2016 - 5:36pm